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Cheers to the freakin’ weekend, guys! I always try to spend my days off as leisurely and carefree as possible, whether it’s having unlimited mimosas at brunch orÂ treating myself to a new purchase. In my book, Saturdays and Sundays are especially greatÂ for one thing:Â shopping!Â
More: The best Fourth of July sales you can shop right now
With so many Fourth of July sales and early Prime Day deals available right now, it can be hard to decide what to spend your hard-earned money on. Luckily, Reviewed is here to help you. We spend our days testing products in our labs and analyzing price historyÂ to make sure we areÂ recommending only the best stuff to our readers, at the lowest possible price. Today we found some great discounts on noise-canceling headphones, french presses, diffusers, and more.
1. $20Â off: The latest Apple Airpods
AirPods are almost as popular as iPhones these days, and it makes sense why. The hype around them is truly deserved, believe it or not. When we tested the best true wireless earbuds of 2019,Â we were floored by the impressive audio quality, which was leaps and bounds better than their wired counterparts. We also loved howÂ lightweight they were, how seamlessly they connected to other Apple products, and their ultra-long battery life. Convinced you need a pair yet?
If you’re still on the fence, their current sale price should definitely sweeten the bowl. Right now, the latest Apple Airpods (which now feature wireless charging usingÂ a Qi-compatible charging mat) areÂ $20 off at Amazon, making itÂ the lowest price we’ve ever seen for them. This discount on Apple products is exceedingly rare, especially onÂ Amazon, so if you’ve been eyeing a new pair of Airpods, this is a deal you don’t want to pass up. While you can still order them now, just keep in mind that these will restock on July 3rd, so you will have to wait a bit for your precious Airpods to arrive.
2. Under $25: This ultra popular French press
Many coffee enthusiasts argue that French press coffee is in a world all of its own. Though it takes a little extra time and energy in the morning to brew, the stellar cup of joe it produces more than makes up for that fact. This French press by Bodum is one of the most popular and well-liked models on Amazon, with a near perfect 4.5-star rating from more than 4,000 reviews. It allows you toÂ brew robustÂ coffee in just 4 minutes, and features aÂ stainless steel mesh filter which expertly extractsÂ all the subtle flavors from your coffee grounds. Plus, you don’t have to spend a ton of money on it, because the Bodum ChambordÂ is currently on sale for just $24, which is the lowest price we’ve ever seen for it. At this price, Bodum is certainly living up to their motto that “good design doesn’t have to be expensive.”
3. Half off: The Echo Dot at an amazing low price
Having a smart speaker somewhere in your home is like having a little helper around, all the time. For instance, with an Echo Dot in theÂ kitchen, you can use itÂ to set timers and add things to your shopping list while you’re busy prepping dinner for the fam. Not to mention all the other bonuses aÂ voice assistant offers, like checking the news, traffic, and weather to name a few.
If you’re not quiteÂ sold yet on the benefits of owning an Echo, the third-gen. Dot is an affordable choice that serves asÂ a greatÂ introduction to smart speakers. Not only is it the least expensive Echo, but it’s also $25Â off right now, which is just a dollar more than the lowest price we’ve ever seen on Black Friday. While we expect the Dot to be back on sale for Prime Day, why wait when this price point is already so fantastic?
4.Â Under $260: The best headphones on the market
I’m just gonna flat out say it: theÂ Sony WH-1000XM3 over-ears are the best headphones on the market, and no one can change my mind. They’reÂ industry-leading, innovative, and smartâ€”and they provide an immersive audio experience. They dethroned the Bose QuietComfort 35 Series IIs as our favoriteÂ noise-canceling headphones, because of one feature in particular that Sony calls â€œAdaptive Sound Control.â€ Basically what it means is that the headphones will determine the perfect level of noise-cancelation depending on your surroundings and adjust accordingly, whether youâ€™re on a plane or walking down the street.Â
Not to be dramatic, but my jaw dropped when I saw the sale price of these headphones. Right now, you can get them for just $253 on Amazon if you buy them renewed, which just means they were pre-owned but were certified to work and look like new by Amazon.Â
5. Under $20: This highly rated electric kettle
There’s nothing better than a tea time that’s ready in minutes. I loveÂ electric kettles simply because you have to wait much less time for your water to boil compared to a traditional stovetop kettle. Though we haven’t tested it, this Cosori kettle isÂ trÃ¨s popular on Amazon, with an outstanding 4.5-star average review from almost 2,000 customers. It features auto shut off,Â 360Âº rotation, and a blue LED light so you know when your water is boiling. Right now you can scoop it up at its lowest price ever, and make your morning tea that much easier to make.
6. SaveÂ up to 40% inÂ Home Depot’s July 4th sale
Home Depot is currently celebrating the Fourth of July in style, offering savings ofÂ up to 40% offÂ appliances, 30%Â offÂ power tools, 40%Â offÂ patio furniture, and 15%Â offÂ grills and accessories. This means you can refresh you patio and outdoor area this summer without breaking the bank.Â
Whether you’re in store for a new gas grill like this highly-ratedÂ Nexgrille 6-Burner ($80 off), or new seating for your patio like this chic Hampton Bay Set ($360Â off), you’re sure to find something that’ll upgrade your home with this sale.
7. 30% off: The ever popular Instant Pot
In terms of trendy kitchen gadgets, I’d say the Instant Pot reigns supreme. Also known as a multi-cooker, theyÂ combine several kitchen appliances (including a rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker, and slow cooker)Â into one handy machine. I’ll let you in on a little secret though, you should avoid buying oneÂ at full price because they actually go on sale very frequently.
For instance,Â right now, one of their most popular models,Â Instant Pot DUO Plus 60Â 9-in-1Â is on sale at Amazon for onlyÂ $89.99, which is one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen outside of Prime Day and Black Friday. The 9-in-1 is theÂ more souped-up version (pun intended) than the standard 7-in-1, with fifteen presets to help you cook whatever recipe you desire.Â It performed very well in our testing of the best pressure cookers, so we’d definitely recommend it if you want to get in on the pressure cooking craze,Â and save money while you’re at it.
8. Best price: Our favorite essential oil diffuser
One of the best waysÂ to unwind after a long and stressful dayÂ is to turn on aÂ diffuser, and let the calming scentsÂ put your mind at ease. Depending on theÂ essential oil you pick, certain smells canÂ uplift the mood, make you feel more relaxed, and as an added benefit,Â make your home smell absolutely wonderful.
The best essential oil diffuser we’ve tested,Â the InnoGear aromatherapy diffuser, is currently on sale for the lowest price we’ve ever seenâ€” just $11.89 when it normally retails around $16. We think it’s theÂ best optionÂ on the market because of its affordable price point and impressive features, such as its large water reservoir, multi-color light display, and various mist modesÂ (continuous, intermittent, and lights-only). Personally I like to use the lavender oil at night to relax before bed, and the lemongrass oil during the day for an energizing scent boost.
Prices are accurate at the time this article was published, but may change over time.